Chinese English language education company VIPKID raised $500 million. Also, Microsoft acquired classroom video platform Flipgrid.
Vermont is looking for assistance creating a master schedule, and the Hillsborough County School Board in Florida wants an alternative education program for at-risk high school students.
In this week’s dealmaking news, educational publisher Vista Higher Learning acquired Spanish language education company SANTILLANA USA.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Lincoln Learning, a Rochester, Pa.-based nonprofit online learning and support service organization, acquired supplemental education materials provider Evan-Moor. Also, assessments provider ETS and LearnLaunch have joined forces to fund ed-tech startups.
In this week’s dealmaking news, ECS Learning Systems acquired ed-tech company PREPWORKS. Also, ed-tech companies GoGuardian and Learnosity received investments.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Frontline Education announced plans to acquire K-12 business information systems provider Prologic. Also, New Markets Venture Partners closed a $68 million fund focused on education technology and innovation.
A handful of education companies, including Chegg and Boxlight. announced acquisitions this week.
ClassWallet, a spend management platform for school districts, raised funds. Also, Achieve3000, a provider of differentiated instruction solutions, formed a partnership with civics educational materials provider iCivics.
Private equity firm and technology investor Silver Lake made an investment in Imagine Learning, a provider of supplemental math, language and literacy programs.
Activate Learning purchased Conceptua Math and Chinese homework app provider Knowbox raised $100 million in its latest funding round.